CTH3-SERIES INSTALLATION, OPERATION AND SERVICE MANUAL

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Step 6.5.1 Reflector, U-Clip and Reflector Support Installation

The pictorial drawings of the heater construction in

Section 6 are schematic only and provide a general

guideline of where hangers, reflector supports and

U-clips are to be installed.

To ensure proper expansion and contraction

movement of the reflectors, a combination of U-clips

and reflector supports are used. The positioning of

reflector supports and U-clips depends on the

individual installation. Use either pop rivets or sheet

metal screws instead of u-clips when installing end

caps and joint pieces in areas where impact and high

wind may be a factor. The following rules must be

observed.

2. The overlap at the first and second reflector is a slip overlap.
Thereafter, every third reflector joint is a slip overlap. A slip
overlap is achieved by either:
a.) both reflectors lay inside a hanger.
(No reflector support needed.)
b.) using a reflector support with
loose screws at the reflector
overlap.
3. The remaining reflector overlaps require a non-slip
overlap connection. To affix the reflectors together in
a non-slip overlap either:
a.) use reflector support and tight screws.
b.) if both reflectors lay inside a hanger, u-clips or
sheet metal screws may be used.
This section of three reflectors joined together must
be affixed to the tube with at least one reflector support
with tight screws.
Reflector
End Cap
U-clips
1. The first reflector after the burner must be affixed in
the middle of the reflector with a reflector support and
tight screws.
First Reflector
6"
(16 cm)
Overlap must be a
minimum of
6
" (16 cm).
Loose screws
loosened 1/16"
(.16 cm) to allow
slippage.
2 A
Slip Overlap
Reflector
Support
2 B
Slip Overlap Reflector
Tight
Screws
3 B
Non-Slip Overlap
U-clip
(2 Clips per
Non-slip Overlap
Inside a Hanger)
Reflector
3 A
Non-Slip Overlap
Wire Form
Reflector Support
Strap
Tight
Sheet Metal
Screw
Description Part Number
Reflector Support Package 03050010
Wire Form 91908004
Reflector Support Strap 03050000
Screw #8 x 3/4 94320812
U-Clip Package 91107720
Reflector End Cap 027508XX